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MacBeth Journal

By linkscrush Apr 14, 2014 321 Words
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Journal: Macbeth
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1.Macbeth is a play that remains relevant and interesting over 400 years after it was written, as is the case with many of Shakespeare’s works. Why is Shakespeare still worth reading? Answer:
Shakespeare has remained worth reading for his stories, which still are interesting with remarkable plot twist and characters. For instance, Romeo and Juliet fell in love with each other and their families really don’t one another. Romeo kills himself because he assumes Juliet is dead. Macbeth deceives and murders the king that he admires because of the bit of greed. This shows Romeo loved Juliet immensely and that he’d die without her. And Macbeth had cherished the King so much that he rather kill the king and a be a king.

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2.Is Duncan a fool for going to Macbeth’s castle and not suspecting the danger posed to him there by Macbeth and Lady Macbeth? Why or why not? Answer:

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3.Describe Macbeth’s behavior in the aftermath of Duncan’s murder. Does Macbeth’s behavior leave any room for readers and audience members to feel sympathy for him? Why or why not? Answer:

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4.Think about Macbeth’s position at the conclusion of Act III. In what ways has his ambition, which allowed him to obtain the Scottish throne in the first place, begun to be detrimental to him? Cite specific examples from the play in your response. Answer:

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5.Do you think the ways in which the predictions of the witches come true in the play’s final act are satisfying and appropriate? Or do you find the fact that the predictions are based on doublespeak and misinterpreted meanings to be disappointing? Explain your position. Answer:

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